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Vendor Resource

A Vendor Resource highlighting how equipment and technology can safely support patient handling and mobility activities.

ASPHP’s corporate sponsors have created a variety of tools and other resources that promote safety to protect clinicians and patients during COVID-19. View the Vendor Page to review dozens of SPHM innovations to manage specific elements of care.

Tollos, Inc.
Tollos, Inc.  specifically set up a webpage for COVID-19 products. It highlights their single-patient-use slings, SPU positioning/transfer devices, and their new product: the SteadyStand IV Pole… which they created in response to customer requests during this pandemic. Click here to learn more.

Hovertech International
The video was created by a VA SPHM Team using two HoverMatt SPUs to prone a patient.

Arjo Inc
Arjo proudly offers both automated and manual proning solutions that keep pressure injury prevention in mind.

Module 1: Automated Proning

Automated proning using the RotoProne® Therapy System

Module 2: Device-assisted Manual Proning

Module 3: ICU Mobility & Rehabilitation

Stay up-to-date with the latest from Arjo by visiting our COVID-19 Resource Center:

Hillrom Inc.
Hillrom® Safe Patient Handling has developing a proning technique utilizing either an overhead or mobile lift and the MultiStrap® Lifting Aid. This proning technique requires only 3 caregivers, reducing PPE needs and human resources. It also allows for a controlled descent, which is difficult to attain in manual proning or with other methods. You can view a video of this process here:

They have also collected all of their COVID-19 resources in one easy location for caregivers:

Guldmann Inc.

This e-book contains photos and videos of Guldmann solutions for Safe Patient Handling Mobility during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Wy’East Medical
Whitney Safety Platform Walker – YouTube

This video is about the WyEast Whitney Safety Platform Walker.

Pink Slip ED Patient Proning – YouTube

How to safely prone a patient. Avoid unsafe manual lifting, reduce the number of caregivers needed and be SAFE using the Pink Slip.

Supine to Prone – YouTube

The best sleeping position for back pain, neck pain, and sciatica – Tips from a physical therapist – Duration: 12:15. Tone and Tighten 2,520,620 views 

Medline Industries
Toolkit: prone positioning guidelines, and best practice videos for safe patient handling. Below are links to each of the videos and the guidelines.

  1. Module 1: Best Practices for Safe Patient Handling (
  2. Module 2: Seven Principles of Safe Patient Handling (
  3. Module 3: Maintenance Safety Checks (
  4. Module 4: Sling Selection and Type (
  5. Module 5: Patient Lifting Techniques (

Prone Positioning Step-by-Step Guide: 1 Comfort Glide Sheet

Prone Positioning Step-by-Step Guide: 2 Comfort Glide Sheets

Jamar Health Products, Inc.
Proning/supine positioning using PATRAN slide sheets videos.

Safety National

Tips to Maintain and Disinfect Safe Patient Handling Equipment During COVID-19

Click here to download.




Disclaimer: Information provided by the Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals (ASPHP) regarding the Resources for COVID-19 Toolkit webpage on is for general informational purposes only. All information on this webpage is provided in good faith; however, ASPHP does not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability, and accuracy of this information. The information displayed on the Resources for COVID-19 Toolkit webpage does not constitute endorsement by ASPHP. Any action you take upon this information will be at your own risk, and we will not be liable for any losses or damages of any kind in connection with the use of this webpage.